FIRM - Foundation for Integrity and Responsibility in Medicine

Physicians' core values are now under threat by concentration and abuse of power in health care. FIRM researches problems with leadership and governance in health care that threaten core values, and disseminates our findings to physicians, health care researchers and policy-makers, and the public at large. FIRM advocates representative, transparent, accountable and ethical health care governance, and hopes to empower health care professionals and patients to promote better health care leadership.
FIRM sponsors the widely read Health Care Renewal blog ( that addresses the above issues. 


We appreciate your stopping by. In the coming weeks, we will be unveiling our new Web site. In the meantime, please feel free to contact us.

16 Cutler St, Suite 104
Warren, RI 02885
Roy M. Poses MD, President
Wally R. Smith MD, Vice-President
Russell C. Maulitz MD, Ph.D., Secretary-Treasurer

Phone: (401) 245-9521


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